Nokia E52 Review , Specifications – Elegant Update to E51

Nokia recently updated its E51 candybar business phone with a new E52,  a S60 3.2.3 Edition running on the Symbian 9.3 OS core. The phone is loaded with all the top of line features of a business phone but with the numeric keyboard. has a whopping 8 hour talktime, keeping in line with Nokia's of E Series. It has 3.2 Mega camera, A- (assisted GPS) , VOIP , Nokia mini Maps, Full internet Browser , Flash Lite and much more. Not to mention this is a phone.

As usual first

The Looks and Coolness Factor

Not exactly a visual delight but its very rare to find a candybar phone without full keyboard in Business , and thats what E52 do. Nokia has E71 and E63 for Full Keyboard and Slider design in Business Class phones, and E52 is their Candybar/ Monoblock phone. One of main feautures of Nokia E51 was its stunning thin body and E52 has taken that to another level all together. You can call it one of the thinnest phones around even thinner than the original E51.

Nokia E52 Light Brown E Series Phone
Nokia E52 Golden Aluminium E Series Phone
Nokia E52 metallic silver
Nokia E52 metallic silver

We are comparing E52 with other phones of candy bar nature to give you a better picture how this feels. For example E52 is exactly half the thinckness of N73 which is 19 mm thick.

Dimensions  – Length (Height) x Width x Thickness (all in Millimetres mm)

Comparison of E51,E52,N73,N78 and E71 in terms of Dimensions and Thickness.

Nokia E51     –  114  x 46 x 12  mm

Nokia  E52 – 116 x 49 x 9.9 mm

Nokia   N78 –  113  x 49 x 15.1 mm

Nokia  E71   –  114 x 57 x10 mm

Nokia N73 –   110 x 49 x 19 mm

Definitely the E52 and E71 beat the in terms of the thin factor.

Weight  (g – grams): (comparison of E51 , E52 , N73 , N78 , E71 in terms of Weight)

E51 – 100

E52 – 98 g

N73- 116 g

N78- 101.8 g

E71 – 128 g

Nokia E52 is pretty light in terms of weight and it will be surely considered by ladies.

It is available in two colours  Metal Grey aluminium and Golden aluminium.


The Nokia E52 boasts a 2.4″ TFT display at a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels (QVGA).
Colours : 16 million colours
Automatic display orientation (landscape/portrait)

Operating frequency

  • Quad-band GSM 850/900/1800/1900

Communication and Connectivity

  • class A, multislot class 32
  • EGSM class A, multislot class 32
  • WCDMA 900/2100 (Nokia E52-1)
  • WCDMA 850/2100 (Nokia E52-2)
  • HSDPA maximum speed: up to 10.2 Mbps
  • HSUPA maximum speed: up to 2 Mbps
  • WLAN 802.11 b/g
  • TCP/IP support
  • Capability to serve as data modem
  • Bluetooth 2.0 EDR, A2DP

Messaging and Email

Web browsing
  • Supported markup languages: HTML, XHTML, MP, WML, CSS
  • Supported protocols: HTTP, WAP
  • TCP/IP support
  • Nokia MiniMap browser
  • (in-device and Internet)

GPS and navigation

  • A-GPS with compass
  • Nokia Maps application
  • 3.2 megapixel Full focus camera with LED flash
  • Up to 4x digital zoom
  • Video recording in MP4 and 3gpp format.

Ports and Connectors

  • Mini USB
  • Standard 3.5mm Audio Jack

Audio and Video Features

  • Music Player with Mp3,,eAAC+ support.
  • 3gpp and MP4 video playback.
  • Divx ready.
  • Video Calling.
  • 87.5-108 MHz with support.

Other Applications

  • Office Suite
  • PIM
  • Java
  • Flash Lite
  • Nokia Full HTML Browser with mini Map
  • S60 Edition 3.2.3
  • 9.3

Package Contents

  • Nokia Battery BP-4L (1500 mAh)
  • Nokia Charger AC-10
  • Nokia Charger Adapter CA-146C
  • Nokia Stereo headset HS-48
  • Nokia Connectivity Cable (CA-101) supports charging
  • Nokia 1 GB card (MU-22) inside device
  • PCSuite (v 7.1) in microSD card
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